Love Thy Neighbour. Image shows from L to R: Eddie Booth (Jack Smethurst), Bill Reynolds (Rudolph Walker). Copyright: Thames Television.

Love Thy Neighbour

ITV sitcom about arguing neighbours. 54 episodes (8 series), 1972 - 1976. Stars Jack Smethurst, Rudolph Walker, Nina Baden-Semper, Kate Williams and others.

Series 2, Episode 5

The TUC Conference in Brighton provides Eddie with the ideal excuse for a week away from the wife. He is not too pleased though when Bill tells him that he will also be there attending the conference as a Conservative Party observer. However, the two decide to make the best of it when they find out that they are sharing the same small hotel with two attractive young ladies. Unfortunately, the simultaneous arrival of their wives, Joan and Barbie, and the two young ladies' husbands results in a swift change in the agenda.


This episode is sometimes known as The T.U.C Conference '72.

Broadcast details

Monday 9th October 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jack Smethurst Eddie Booth
Rudolph Walker Bill Reynolds
Nina Baden-Semper Barbie Reynolds
Kate Williams Joan Booth
Tommy Godfrey Arthur
Keith Marsh Jacko
Guest cast
Larry Martyn George
Anthony Jackson Malcolm
Carolyn Moody Norma
Helen Cotterill Carol
Rex Wei 1st Waiter
Cecil Cheng 2nd Waiter
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see Production Designer credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?